May 01, 2016 - 09:07 GMT
The crowd moved into the assembly shortly after it adjourned a scheduled meeting to vote on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's new cabinet nominees.
May 01, 2016 - 08:36 GMT
Nearly 30 strikes hit rebel-held areas of the city – the ninth straight day that Aleppo has been targeted by government forces.
May 01, 2016 - 08:20 GMT
One Turkish police officer reported dead and several injured in car bomb attack in Gaziantep, Turkey.
May 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Some 1,400 refugees were rescued over the last week after attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy.
May 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Saudi-backed government have accused the Houthis and their allies of attempting 'to alter the military equation' in the war.
April 30, 2016 - 16:49 GMT
All entrances to Baghdad have reportedly been shut down and a UN spokesman said embassies are in lockdown.
April 30, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The interior ministry said the three were involved in the assassination of Col. Kitab al-Otaibi.
April 30, 2016 - 13:08 GMT
The migrants were taken to the island of Lampedusa, but an unknown number of people may also be missing.
April 30, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The attack targeted a group of Shia pilgrims in southeast Baghdad.
April 30, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkey has stepped up its effort to stop foreign fighters moving in and out of Syria.
April 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Sami Janazreh has been on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention and solitary confinement.
April 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
If reformists' lead continues, a coalition with conservatives could win over half the available seats.
April 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Central European countries are looking to Italy to prevent another mass influx of refugees from the Mediterranean.
April 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Violence in Syria has surged back to levels not seen since a ceasefire went into effect.
April 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The 23-year-old set himself on fire as UN representatives visited the detention center.